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Boca Raton, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Boca Raton had a population of 94,754 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Boca Raton is located at latitude 26.3587 and longitude -80.0831 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the City of Boca Raton encompass a land area of 29.32 sq. miles and a water area of 1.97 sq. miles. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The City of Boca Raton (GNIS ID: 2403887) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Boca Raton is located within Boca Raton CCD of Palm Beach County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Boca Raton: Boca Ratone, Bocaraton.

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Boca Raton, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Boca Raton, FL Housing Affordability Index is 88
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Boca Raton, FL Wealth Index is 191
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 94,754
Population in Households 91,055
Population in Families 66,748
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,699
Population Density 3,274
Diversity Index1 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $81,659
Average Household Income $128,928
Per Capita Income $56,640
Wealth Index3 191

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 48,863 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,505 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,867 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,490 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $451,434
Housing Affordability Index2 88
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 41,373
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 23,779
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.26% 1.11%
Households 1.28% 1.14%
Families 1.04% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Boca Raton, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boca Raton to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 27 97th
Population Density # 236 74th
Diversity Index # 473 49th
Median Household Income # 104 89th
Per Capita Income # 68 93rd

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